Originally Posted by tbone28
Every once in a while they're saying that Akers has been playing hurt, but that Harbaugh just doesn't talk about it. Not that I want him hurt, but him missing field goals due to injury certainly beats missing field goals because he's lost his confidence.
The bye week will certainly help Smith get back some strength.
Yeah, Akers look like he is injured with some kind of leg injury. 49ers are toast in the playoffs if Akers can't make those 30-45 yard field goals. I doubt we can even get past the Packers without a consistent kicker.